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Jun 15, 2017 Estonia is first in the EU to let cute delivery bots on sidewalks Starship Technologies' delivery bots have been dropping off lunches in Europe and the US with increasing regularity, and governments are slowly warming to the idea. State legislatures in Virginia and Idaho recently granted official permission for small delivery robots to operate on sidewalks, and now Estonia(!) has offered its approval as well. Read ›
Jun 12, 2017 Sadiq Khan outlines plans to transform UK capital into 'world's leading smart city' at London Tech Week 2017 A new tech innovation centre and a £1.6 million clean technology incubator are among the investments being made Read ›
Jun 7, 2017 Starship touches down at Logistics Manager Alongside two escorts, the robot, which is part of a trial with Hermes, arrived to collect a parcel which was then transported back to Hermes’ London depot. The technology is currently being tested in a number of locations in South London, including: Greenwich, Dulwich, Lewisham and Southwark. Read ›
Jun 6, 2017 Engineering relief for Peninsula drivers: Leaders of three Bay Area-based companies focus on getting cars off the road Delivery robots, ferries and a carpool smartphone application are among the strategies local startups are devising to reduce the number of hours Peninsula drivers spend on the road. Read ›
May 31, 2017 Tesco completes its first UK robot grocery delivery
Starship Technologies claim to make local deliveries faster, smarter and more cost-efficient
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May 31, 2017 Delivery by robot? Virginia is ready for it On Thursday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe is signing legislation that would make way for robots to deliver small packages and food to your door in the commonwealth. Read ›
May 19, 2017 Robot couriers launch in Sunnyvale with Mother’s Day deliveries Leyina Chen was expecting a Mother’s Day gift from her daughter, but she wasn’t expecting it to be delivered by a small, white robot blasting classical music. Read ›
May 10, 2017 Assembly unanimously passes robot delivery bill The state Legislature has given final approval to a bill that would allow robots to operate on sidewalks and crosswalks. Read ›
May 5, 2017 Council considering 'delivery-robot' pilot program in Austin "They demonstrated it in the lobby of City Hall and it looked really neat and like something that Austinites might welcome," Tovo said. Read ›
May 3, 2017 Delivery robots could come to Austin this year Imagine walking down Congress Avenue, surrounded by throngs of pedestrians hurrying to lunch or a business meeting. Ahead of you, the crowd slows a bit to make room for a knee-high robot merrily rolling down the sidewalk to make a food delivery. Read ›
Apr 27, 2017 Your delivery man is being replaced by this cute, sidewalk-cruising... Starship Technologies has partnered with Postmates to start making robotic deliveries in Silicon Valley. Read ›
Apr 27, 2017 Your delivery man is being replaced by this cute, sidewalk-cruising robot Starship Technologies has partnered with Postmates to start making robotic deliveries in Silicon Valley. Read ›
Apr 27, 2017 Your delivery man is being replaced by this cute, sidewal... Starship Technologies has partnered with Postmates to start making robotic deliveries in Silicon Valley. Read ›
Apr 21, 2017 Council: It’s Always Something This week’s Council, courtesy of CodeNEXT It's a busy week at City Hall, although today's City Council agenda is not likely the center of action. Tuesday morning marked the release of the first draft of the CodeNEXT maps – preceded by enough general apprehension that a few days earlier, Mayor Steve Adler declared it "Austin Everybody Chill Out Day," and reiterated that declaration Tuesday (see "Public Notice," Apr. 21). Read ›
Apr 17, 2017 Hermes begins trial using self-driving robots in London Courier company Hermes has announced a trial of self-driving robots in the London borough of Southwark. Read ›

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